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Statutory Instrument 1994 No. 2026

The Gipsy Encampments (Rushmoor and Hart) Order 1994

(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS

1994 No. 2026

PUBLIC HEALTH, ENGLAND AND WALES

The Gipsy Encampments (Rushmoor and Hart) Order 1994

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Made1st August 1994
Laid before Parliament9th August 1994
Coming into force30th August 1994

    The Secretary of State, being satisfied that adequate provision is made in the area consisting of the combined areas of the Borough of Rushmoor and the District of Hart for the accommodation of gipsies residing in or resorting to that area, on the joint application of the councils of the County of Hampshire, the Borough of Rushmoor and the District of Hart, and in exercise of the powers conferred by section 12(2) of the Caravan Sites Act 1968[1], and now vested in him[2], and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:
        1.    This Order may be cited as the Gipsy Encampments (Rushmoor and Hart) Order 1994 and shall come into force on 30th August 1994.
        2.    The area consisting of the combined areas of the Borough of Rushmoor and the District of Hart is designated as an area to which section 10 of the Caravan Sites Act 1968 (prohibition of unauthorised camping in designated areas) applies.


Signed by authority of the Secretary of State.

Robert Jones

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State,
Department of the Environment

1st August 1994






EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)
    This Order designates the Borough of Rushmoor and the District of Hart as an area to which section 10 of the Caravan Sites Act 1968 applies.
    It is an offence within a designated area for a gipsy to station a caravan for the purpose of residing for any period on any land within the boundaries of a highway, or on any other unoccupied land, or on any occupied land without the consent of the occupier.
    Under section 11 of the Act (substituted by section 174 of the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980), unlawfully stationed caravans and their occupants may be removed by order of a magistrates' court.



ISBN 0 11 045026 4




Notes:

[1] 1968 c. 52; section 12 was substituted by section 175 of the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980 (c. 65), and was amended by paragraph 11(2) of Schedule 8 to the Local Government Act 1985 (c. 51).

[2] S.I. 1970/1681.

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